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Strength Scoop - Wednesday November 15, 2017

Wednesday November 15, 2017


Murray State: Murray State University Strength and Conditioning Department is currently trying to fill its last internship position VOLUNTEER COACH/INTERN for the 2018 spring semester. We need individuals that want to learn how to build a program from the ground up. Experiences of this internship include starting nutrition program, updating/ordering new weight room equipment, and being involved in the year round programing and implantation for football and olympic sports. You will be involved in every process. You will also be asked to be responsible for coaching your own position group in the weight room with football. Other daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs, bringing energy and enthusiasm to the workplace day in and day out, assisting in creating the best and most productive training environment for our student athletes, and assist in creating a competitive training atmosphere. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or a related field of study. Candidates must also have a desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Certification from one or more of the following (CSCCa, NSCA, USAW) are preferred. Interns will have the ability to get hands on experience in all phases of working in a strength and conditioning department. Inquiries must be received by December 31, 2017. If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to Coach Clay at We are seeking candidates who are highly motivated and wish to pursue a career in the field of collegiate strength and conditioning. MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Stetson: Stetson University Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for 2-3 Strength Interns for the Spring semester of 2017. Interns will gain experience working with all 19 athletic teams at Stetson University including football. This is an unpaid position, but individuals will gain experience in a Division I collegiate strength & conditioning department, as well as possible future recommendation for employment. Applicants can also receive academic credits if applicable and needed for certain program requirements. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the Hatter athletic teams, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate setting. All applicants should have, or be working towards a CSCS or SCCC certification. Previous experience coaching in a collegiate setting or playing a collegiate competitive sport are also highly desirable. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume and three references to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Spencer Phillips at

Gallaudet (D-III - Washington, DC): Under administrative direction of the Gallaudet University Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Gallaudet University is seeking a well-qualified intern for the 2018 spring semester. Gallaudet University is the premier institute of higher learning for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The successful applicants will gain hands-on experience working with all 14 NCAA Division III varsity sports. It is the goal of Gallaudet University staff to provide interns with a well-rounded experience incorporating all facets of strength and conditioning. Interns who are entering into the internship program will assist the strength coaches with all sports and implement the strength, power, speed, agility, conditioning, movement assessment, and corrective exercise programs. In addition, interns will be taught the fundamentals of yearly planning and program design. An emphasis will be placed upon the professional development of each intern in an effort to ready them for a career as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have or be working towards the completion of a degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education or another related field. Interns with either collegiate athletic or coaching experience are preferred but not required. A strong work ethic and willingness to work extended hours are a must. In order to apply each candidate must be First Aid and CPR/AED certified and either working towards or already certified strength coach. Knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) is preferred. If the successful candidate has no prior knowledge, it will be expected that the intern is willing to learn. Interested applicants shall submit a cover letter, resume, and two references to